ARTICLES ABOUT Emergency Response

December 15, 2022

Crisis Communications Plan Tenents

It’s a subject that no one wants to consider but that most will have to deal with at some point: communication during a crisis.

July 25, 2019

Ready for Anything: Responding to Cyber Attacks

In the latest entry, we discuss how to prevent, manage, and respond to cyber attacks on any scale.

October 19, 2018

Ready for Anything: Responding to Landslides

More advice from our guide on responding to disasters both big and small.

July 10, 2018

Responding to Pandemic

How to respond to a pandemic, an excerpt from the Pool’s publication, Ready for Anything: Emergency Disaster and Response Guide.

July 10, 2018

Don’t Get Swept Off Your Feet!

While weak tornadoes can be common, the Centennial State experiences an average of 60 tornadoes a year, and there’s no way of predicting when a more destructive super cell will appear…

January 2, 2018

Are You Ready?

Predicting hazards and their outcomes is the heart of risk management. But even someone with a very sophisticated risk management plan can find themselves with very little notice to prepare for sudden emergencies such as disasters.

October 16, 2017

Emergency Response Procedures: Gasoline Spills

The release of any chemical substance is a serious matter, especially for something as corrosive, flammable, and damaging to the environment as gasoline and diesel fuels.

July 17, 2017

Emergency Response Procedures: Hazardous Materials Spills

The dangers of flammable and corrosive materials are obvious, but there are many other ways in which substances can be hazardous to human health. Many people are familiar with “HAZMAT” suits and what seeing them means.

April 7, 2017

Emergency Response Procedures: Chemical Spill

So what do you do if your district has a chemical spill? Well, before you worry about filing a claim or any kind of paperwork, the first order of business is to stop the spill from spreading and causing more damage.

October 10, 2016

Emergency Response Procedures: Explosions

Advice on how to handle explosions at your district regardless of their cause. For more details on this and other crisis procedures, visit our publications page on the CSD Pool website for a free Emergency Response Procedures guide book.

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